$2,000 Up for Grabs in First Annual Light Year Awards Presented by Weblink

Associations, chambers, member organizations are eligible


2016-lightyearawards_logoINDIANAPOLIS (Sept. 19, 2016)—To recognize innovative programs and the impact associations and other member-based organizations have in their communities and industries, Weblink today announces the inaugural Light Year Awards with a $2,000 cash prize.

Seeking Creative, Impactful Programs

Member-based organizations of any size in North America are eligible. Applications are due Oct. 18 and require a 1,000-word description of a program, campaign or initiative implemented in the last year that demonstrates growth and success. Entries will be judged on three criteria: measurable results, creativity/originality and value added/community and organizational impact. The winner will be announced Nov. 2.

“What can you do in a year?” asks DJ Muller, WebLink President, Founder, and CEO. “We created the Light Year Awards to celebrate the success and hard work of associations across North America. We can’t wait to discover all the great programs being implemented and to reward a deserving organization for their accomplishment. We look forward to sharing these great ideas to help other organizations learn and grow.”

To learn more, visit LightYearAwards.com.

2016 Light Year Awards

Eligible: Programs,campaign or initiative implemented in the last year by associations and other member-based organizations of any size in North America

Deadline: 1,000-word application is due Oct. 18

Criteria: Measurable results, creativity and value added

Winner Announced: Nov. 2

Cash Prize: $2,000

Judges: DJ Muller, president, founder & CEO, Weblink, KiKi L’Italien, founder & CEO, Amplified Growth, Don Richards-Boeff, product leader, Connectik

Sponsors: Weblink, Connectik, Amplified Growth and Bloomerang

About WebLink:

In 2016, WebLink is celebrating its 20th anniversary of providing cutting edge technology to membership based organizations. In the beginning, WebLink created the industry’s first interactive online membership directory. In addition to directories, initial offerings included real-time event calendars and website services to help member-based organizations create and build their brands with an impressive online presence. Today, WebLink offers much more – a complete, all-in-one AMS solution. We continue to lead the industry with innovative solutions that help associations acquire, engage and retain more members.

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